An open invitation Rev. Steve Sirmons

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

The Bible records for us in the fourth chapter of John’s Gospel the story of a woman who was so changed after she meet Jesus she went back and invited everyone in her hometown to come and meet Him.

The story happened in this way. Jesus and His disciples were traveling through Samaria. It was about noontime when they came near the town of Sy-char. Jesus was tired from the … Read More


Police Report: Miscellaneous reports filed

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro police officers reported a variety of reports filed. Cases are:

April 4

A Lucky St. woman reported a woman, whom she identified, threatened to beat her up.

Employee at El Valle Restaurant reported someone stole his vehicle.

Officer was called to a residence on N. Green St. to a domestic disturbance.

Officer responded and assisted firefighters with vehicle fires at Quick Mart and on E. MLK and Rentz streets.… Read More


McLeod Covenant celebrates pastor’s anniversary

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

McLeod Covenant Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor’s anniversary for Rev. Robert Fullwood Sunday, April 17 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Milton Hughes, pastor of Green Grove Baptist Church of Dublin.

Guest churches will be Durden Grove, Lester Grove, Oak Grove, Willow Spring, Ohoopee Grove, Mt. Gilead and Green Grove.


Brett Garrett celebrates first birthday at party

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Brett A. Garrett, son of Allen and Candi Garrett of Garfield, celebrated his first birthday March 26 at George L. Smith State Park near Twin City. Brett was 1 year old March 22..

The theme of the party was “First Birthday Boy” with matching tablecloth, centerpiece, tableware and birthday balloons. His birthday cake was trimmed with blue and yellow icing with “1 2 3, ABC” and Baby Big Bird and … Read More


New Arrivals

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Shane and Cynthia Williamson of Swainsboro announce the birth of their son, Michael Gage Williamson, March 31 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro. Maternal grandparents are William and Sherry Waldrop of Tifton. Paternal grandparents are Winton and Marjorie Williamson of Lyons. Great-grandparents are Cecil and Omie Lee Hutchinson and Louise Waldrop of Tifton and Ruby Braddy of Lyons. Michael was welcomed home by his sister, Jessica Williamson.

+++ Demetria and … Read More



Savvy Senior Retiring On Campus

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Dear Savvy Senior Some friends of mine recently moved back to their alma mater at The University of Florida in Gainesville to retire. They told me they were moving into the new university retirement housing complex near campus that offers many different university activities like access to classes, a performing arts center and even a woodworking shop. My question is can you tell me if there are any other colleges … Read More


Grocery shop as if budget depended on it By MARY WHITE Emanuel County Extension Service

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

No, it is not your imagination — the cost of food does go up. This year we had a bad winter. Vegetable and fruit crops in Florida and the west were dealt a blow. The problems that California and other states have had with their power supplies has increased production costs in many food factories that supply our nation. Grocery shopping is a serious chore, and families who want to … Read More


Canoochee River Race postponed to April 30

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Due to continuing heavy rainfall in the area, the 2005 Canoochee River Race organizers decided to postpone the race to Saturday, April 30. The race had been originally planned for April 2 and had already been postponed to April 9.

“It was really disappointing to look at the weather report on Wednesday and realize that we were going to have to push the race off again,” said Chandra Brown, Riverkeeper/executive … Read More


Question of the week:

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Have you filed your income tax for this year?

“I didn’t have to file mine this year because I didn’t work last year.” —Garland Barrow, Wrightsville

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